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|Reminiscences by Frances Shimer, 1897-1898 - Frances Shimer, Adelia Joy|
Reminiscences of Frances Wood Shimer, taken down by her companions at the Sans-Souci Cottage in DeLand, Florida in 1897-1898. Topics include her childhood and the events of the first years of the Mount Carroll Seminary, which she co-founded and which later became Shimer College, the Great Books college of Chicago. See also Frances Shimer's 1853 journal.
Keywords: Frances Shimer; Shimer College; Mount Carroll Seminary; 19th-century education; 19th-century schoolteachers
|Report of a Survey of Frances Shimer College - John Dale Russell|
1944 report of a comprehensive study of Frances Shimer College by the Department of Education at the University of Chicago, under the direction of John Dale Russell. Then a four-year women's junior college in Mount Carroll, Illinois, the school today is Shimer College, the Great Books college of Chicago.
Keywords: shimer college; frances shimer college; frances shimer academy; 1940s; women's colleges; junior colleges; Mount Carroll; john dale russell